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February 17, 2015 at 8:03 AM

Fire apparently set at Shelton to cover up burglary

The Associated Press SHELTON  — The Mason County sheriff’s office says a fire was apparently set at a Shelton property early Tuesday in an attempt to cover up a burglary. The fire burned an RV trailer, but firefighters prevented it from spreading to neighboring buildings. Deputies arrested four suspects in a car that fled the scene. KIRO reports…


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December 16, 2014 at 8:35 PM

Sheriff’s office: Man, 80, fatally shoots man, 51, in Mason County

An 80-year-old man shot and killed a 51-year-old acquaintance after a fight, according to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said police and medics were called to the 100 block of West Chappell Crossing, six miles west of Shelton,  around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday where they found the 51-year-old man mortally wounded. The sheriff’s…


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August 17, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Experienced skydiver dies in ‘extremely hard landing’

Sanderson Field / Google Maps An experienced skydiver with a fully functional parachute died Sunday afternoon after an “extremely hard landing,” according to a spokesman for Kapowsin Air Sports at Sanderson Field in Shelton. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Ryan Erickson, who was an experienced skydiver. Erickson had completed nearly 1,000 successful jumps in…


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August 10, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Bicyclist hit on Shelton highway

UPDATE, 10:05 A.M.:  Steven Prime, the bicyclist hit by a pickup in Shelton, is in “serious and improving” condition at Harborview, a hospital spokeswoman said Monday morning. ORIGINAL POST: A bicyclist from England was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center on Sunday afternoon with severe injuries, after being struck by a car on Highway 101. The crash was reported…


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July 30, 2014 at 6:23 AM

Hiker hoisted to safety after fall near Shelton

SHELTON (AP) — A hiker who fell down a steep embankment beneath Washington state’s highest bridge was hoisted to safety in a dramatic rescue operation Tuesday. A team from several Mason County agencies found the 25-year-old Bremerton man under High Steel Bridge, about 20 miles northwest of Shelton. Mason County sheriff’s detective William Adam says the man…


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June 2, 2014 at 6:20 AM

2 teens killed in crash near Shelton

SHELTON (AP) — Two teens were killed when a pickup truck carrying as many as seven people ran off a Forest Service road and hit a tree Sunday near Shelton. The Mason County sheriff’s office says five people were in the bed of the truck, and it appears alcohol and marijuana were involved. The coroner’s office identifies…


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October 8, 2013 at 11:17 AM

2 people killed in crash on Highway 3 near Shelton

Two people were killed in this collision on Highway 3 north of Shelton. (Washington State Patrol photo) The Associated Press SHELTON — The Washington State Patrol says two people have been killed in a collision on Highway 3 north of Shelton. The crash Tuesday morning involved a commercial vehicle and passenger car.


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August 9, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Friday Memo: Baby ejected from car … Ken Griffey Jr. & A-Rod … Less beer

National Weather Service forecast Baby ejected from car:  A 10-month-old baby not buckled in a child seat was ejected from a car that spun out in a ditch near Shelton last night. Condition of the youngster isn’t yet available. The 20-year-old woman in the car wasn’t injured. Are Seattle drinkers losing their taste for…


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August 9, 2013 at 6:58 AM

Baby ejected from car crash near Shelton

SHELTON (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says a baby who was not in a child seat was ejected from a car when it spun out into a ditch Thursday night near Shelton. KBKW reports the 10-month-old boy was taken to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma, condition unknown. The 20-year-old woman driving the car was not…


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March 13, 2013 at 7:08 PM

State Patrol: trooper accidentally shot in leg

SHELTON — A Washington State Patrol spokesman says a 46-year-old trooper was accidentally shot in the leg Wednesday afternoon during a training exercise at the patrol’s academy in Shelton. The Kitsap Sun reports that Sgt. Freddy Williams says the trooper suffered an entry wound to the thigh. Williams said the trooper was stable and was…


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